Drawing Basics: How to Draw Like an Artist
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Drawing Basics: How to Draw Like an Artist

Learn how to draw anything as a beginner with the Drawing Basics course
4.0 (63 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,761 students enrolled
Created by Drawing Workshops
Last updated 9/2017
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 11 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • To draw like artists and enjoy drawing more
  • Breakdown any drawing project into simple steps
  • Draw anything you like, with the right proportions and dimensions
Requirements
  • How to hold a pencil
Description

With Drawing Basics: How to Draw Like an Artist, you'll learn to draw the right way by thinking like an artist. The teaching approach is innovative by making you think of any drawing project as a process that consists of a series of steps. This innovative approach of The Drawing Workshops is suitable for anyone that would like to improve the level of his/her drawing skills, regardless of the current skill level.

What am I going to learn from this course?

  • How to draw anything just by changing how we see things and using simple mind tricks
  • Understanding what the drawing skill consists of, and learn each part more effectively
  • Two simple tricks that will teach you to draw anything you like
  • Simple and easy practice exercises (6 skills and 74 exercises) that have great impact on your hand drawing skills
  • Enjoyable step-by-step drawing exercises that you can practice yourself along with the instructor.

How is this course taught?

This course is very simple and concise, and divided into 4 chapters for easy learning, as follows:

1. Chapter one is about the drawing skill and you'll learn to draw like an artist

2. Chapter two is about the first part of the drawing skill: mind skills and the two drawing methods that almost every artist use.

3. Chapter three is about the second drawing skills: hand skills and a workbook to improve hand skills.

4. Chapter four is about integrating hand skills with mind skills.

Music used by: purple-planet

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone that would like to improve his/her drawing skills
  • Anyone willing to learn to draw the right way
Course content
Expand all 13 lectures 46:28
+ Chapter 1
2 lectures 07:48

A breakdown of what the drawing skill consists of

Lecture 1: The Drawing Skill
03:28

In this lecture, you'll learn about how to master the drawing skill and draw like an artist

Lecture 2: How to Master the Drawing Skill
04:20
+ Chapter 2
5 lectures 26:25

In this lecture, you'll learn to draw, by understanding the steps that make the drawing process

Lecture 3: The Drawing Process
03:21

In this method, we start drawing general shapes and develop them to more specific details

Lecture 4: The First Drawing Method
05:41

In this exercise we use the first drawing method again to draw something different

Preview 10:29

In this method, we define reference lines or points to keep us focused and get the proportions right

Lecture 5: The Second Drawing Method
03:00

In this exercise we use the second method again to draw something different

Second Drawing Method - Supporting Exercise
03:54
+ Chapter 3
1 lecture 02:49

This lecture is about the first part of the drawing skill: hand skills

Preview 02:49
+ Chapter 4
4 lectures 08:29

In this lecture, you will learn that understanding and observing values, tints and shades is a very important skill to master the art of drawing

Lecture 7: Values, Tints and Shades
03:06

Different grades of pencils and the proper way of using them

Lecture 8: Pencils and How to Use Them
01:42

A quick tutorial to shade a sphere and use different grades of pencils

Lecture 9: Sphere Shading Tutorial
02:19

Observing lights and shadows and linking them to pencil grades

Lecture 10: Working with Lights and Shadows
01:22